New home sales hit lowest since late 2008

Reflecting the sustained impact of tighter mortgage rules. -MY

Joining the exclusive club of CEOs aged under 35

Only 7 per cent of local corporate chiefs are aged between 30 and 40. - ST

Starting up is hard to do - but it's oh so rewarding

Investment experts offer tips on how to grow an idea, make it work and when to exit. - ST

Ambition, industry and a bit of luck

Gas tycoon and taxi towkay started out earning just $30 a month sweeping floors. -ST

S'pore core inflation set to ease next year

Core inflation is forecast to average between 2 and 2.5 per cent this year, and between 2 and 3 per cent next year. -My Paper

Apple, Facebook will pay for female employees to freeze their eggs

Silicon Valley companies are offering an array of new family-planning perks. Apple said it also reimburses eligible expenses associated with the legal adoption of a child. -Reuters

How are the rich different?

For starters, they don't smoke or gamble as much as the rest. -BT

Singapore economy returns to growth in third quarter

Singapore’s economy returned to growth in July-September, reversing contraction in the previous three months. - AFP

When the fish smells of money, invest in it

Interior design firm owner's passion in rearing fish reaps monetary gains. -ST

Resale prices of non-landed private homes dip in September, but volume increases

The lower figure was attributed to a 2.1 per cent fall in resale prices of homes in the Outside Central Region. -AsiaOne

'Modest' appreciation of S$ expected

As restructuring continues, economists expect no change in exchange rate policy. -BT

Simple requirements

The Chia family requires only 2 bedrooms for their home, with the rest of the space devoted to communal purposes where they can spend as much time together as possible. -BT

Firms explore ways to curb medical costs

One option is to offer a pay package that offsets higher insurance costs. - ST

SMRT 'eyes' $1.6b takeover of UK taxi firm

SMRT is considering the takeover bid for the British taxi company. -AFP

Proposed Reit rule changes timely but can be better

Central bank proposals to strengthen rules governing Reits and Reit managers are timely moves to boost transparency. - ST

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The uncommon everyman banker

Samuel Tsien, group CEO of OCBC Bank, is banking on the values and qualities of Everyman Sam to guide OCBC through the wake of the global financial crisis. -BT

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The uncommon everyman banker

Samuel Tsien, group CEO of OCBC Bank, is banking on the values and qualities of Everyman Sam to guide OCBC through the wake of the global financial crisis. -BT